Special Marine Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
712 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  HAWK CHANNEL AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON
  SHOAL OUT 60 NM...
  BAY AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO HALFMOON SHOAL OUT TO 5
  FATHOMS...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
  TORTUGAS OUT 60 NM...
  STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 815 AM EST

* AT 712 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG SHOWERS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER...LOCATED FROM NEAR CONTENT KEYS TO 27 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  TWENTY-EIGHT FOOT SHOAL LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
  WESTERN SAMBO...LITTLE PINE KEY...STOCK ISLAND...WOOD`S WALL WEST
  CRACK...CUDJOE BAY...SAND KEY LIGHT AND TOPTREE HAMMOCK KEY.

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW...AND REMAIN THERE UNTIL
THREATENING WEATHER HAS PASSED.

PREPARE FOR WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...STEEP AND
FAST-BUILDING SEAS...AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD
ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

LAT...LON 2398 8275 2488 8141 2470 8049 2372 8196
TIME...MOT...LOC 1212Z 285DEG 36KT 2483 8145 2402 8266

$$

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